Summer jobs at LVL

We want you at LVL

Automatic translatation from English to Icelandic below with [human notes].

In collaboration with Reykjavík University, LVL is looking to hire 10 students full-time over the summer.

The duration is two months from the 10th of June and will consist, among other things, of gathering recordings for Automatic Speech Recognition (ASR) and Text-To-Speech (TTS) as well as transcribing speech recordings for other applications. You will go out into the world, meet other people and get a glimpse into the work which is being done to digitise Icelandic.

Application deadline is the 5th of June.

For further information and how to apply (in Icelandic) see here.


Í samstarfi við Háskólann í Reykjavík leitast LVL við að ráða 10 nemendur í fullu starfi yfir sumarið.

Tímalengdin er tveir mánuðir frá 10. júní og mun m.a. fela í sér upptökur fyrir sjálfvirka talfærslu [talgreiningu] (ASR) og textatal [talgervingu] (TTS) ásamt því að þýða talupptökur fyrir önnur forrit [fyrir önnur verkefni]. Þú munt fara út í heiminn, kynnast öðru fólki og láta sjá þig í verkinu sem er unnið til að stafvæða íslensku [taka þátt í vinnunni að gera íslensku stafræna].

Umsóknarfrestur er 5. júní næstkomandi.

Frekari upplýsingar og hvernig á að nota [sækja um] (á íslensku) sjá hér.

2019 Rannis Grants

Rannis (The Strategic Research and Development Programme for Language Technology) has awarded Hrafn two grants this year. Congratulations! The first project, Automatic Text Summarization (ATS) for Icelandic, will be worked on by a post-doctoral researcher and an Icelandic linguist in collaboration with mbl.is, Morgunblaðið’s news website. The second one is Named Entity Recognition (NER) for Icelandic. Svanhvít Lilja Ingólfsdóttir and Ásmundur Guðjónsson, two students from the Language Technology (Máltækni) masters program will work on the NER project in collaboration with the Icelandic Stock Exchange. Welcome to LVL!

Anna Björk has also been awarded a grant, for her company, Grammatek ehf., in cooperation with the city of Akranes. Congratulations and we wish you all the best with your new endeavor!

More information regarding the ATS post-doctoral research position can be found at https://lvl.ru.is/jobs.